The Resource Joseph McCarrell Weller papers

Joseph McCarrell Weller papers

Label
Joseph McCarrell Weller papers, 1839-1911
Title
Joseph McCarrell Weller papers
Inclusive dates
1839-1911
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1839-1911, of Joseph McCarrell Weller of Halifax County, North Carolina, and soldier in Company D, 12th North Carolina Infantry, containing letters, 1861-1862, written by Weller from his regiment's camp near Sewell's Point, Norfolk County, Virginia, to his family in Halifax County discussing camp life, family news, social news, his future plans, and his concerns about drunkenness in the army, as well as his dislike of Generals Benjamin Huger and William Mahone. Weller mentions the cost of items and notes that the troops are going to watch the Merrimac in action. Papers also consist of a roster, 1839, of the 14th North Carolina Militia; a promissory note, 24 April 1862, for payment for hire of a slave; a tribute of respect, 1862, for Reverend M. L. Weller, killed at the battle of Shiloh; and an application, 1911, for the Cross of Honor from the United Daughters of the Confederacy for Joseph Leander Weller, son of Joseph McCarrell Weller
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Biographical or historical data
Joseph McCarrell Weller was born about 1843 in Halifax County, North Carolina. When the Civil War began, he enlisted in Company D, 12th North Carolina Infantry and served until discharged for health 23 June 1864. Weller had at least one child.
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Joseph McCarrell Weller papers
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
34
Immediate source of acquisition
Unknown donor
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001533064
Reproduction note
Photocopies.
Type of unit
leaves

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